Yunus Emre to air on national TV after Diriliş: Ertuğrul’s success

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

20th Nov, 2020. 09:07 pm
Yunus Emre

After Pakistan Television (PTV) had broadcast Turkish drama series Diriliş: Ertuğrul in Urdu language during the month of Ramadan, the government is planning to air another Mehmet Bozdağ directorial, Yunus Emre on national tv.

As announced by PTI senator Faisal Javed Khan, another Mehmet Bozdağ directorial, Yunus Emre will be aired soon on state-run TV.

Taking to Twitter to announce the latest Turkish offing, he wrote, “#KnowingIslamicHistory. On the directions of PM ImranKhan, yet another hit YunusEmre (AşkinYolculuğu) to be telecast on PTV.”

He further shared some insight about the drama. “”Yunus Emre (the Dervish) was an Islamic poet, a mystic & a poor villager,” he tweeted.

Faisal Javed further added that the show is the “story of a great Sufi wholly dedicated to ALLAH and searching for unity. It is a journey of transformation.”

Khan also called the serial ‘a great example of meticulous attention to detail.’

The senator has further detailed Emre’s personality, saying, “Yunus Emre was well versed in mystical philosophy, esp that of the 13th-century poet and mystic Jalaluddin Rumi.”

He also shared the trailer of the serial in the same Twitter thread.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Pakistani youth can learn about Islamic history and ethics by watching the hit drama series.

He felt delighted for the series broadcast in Pakistan on the national television, where millions of Pakistanis can enjoy it with Urdu dubbing.

Diriliş Ertuğrul translated as Resurrection: Ertugrul, originally aired on TRT TV in 2014 and it concluded with its 5th season in 2019.

PTV obtained the broadcast rights of the drama from the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT).

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